|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into University of Alabama at Birmingham? The school has a 58% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,499 out of 9,459 applicants were admitted making University of Alabama at Birmingham a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. University of Alabama at Birmingham typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 37% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Alabama at Birmingham?
University of Alabama at Birmingham typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 895. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1205 out of 1600. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1360 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1205 to 1360||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1050 to 1205||Avg -||45%-58%|
|895 to 1050||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 895||Low||<32%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Alabama at Birmingham?
Admission data indicates that University of Alabama at Birmingham regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Alabama at Birmingham.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>72%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||58%-72%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||47%-58%|
|18 to 21||Reach||36%-47%|
|Less than 18||Low||<36%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Alabama at Birmingham. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Alabama at Birmingham was 3.62 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Alabama at Birmingham accepts 58% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||10%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||10%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||3%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||37%||37%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Alabama at Birmingham and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100663 IPEDS survey data for University of Alabama at Birmingham.